Alexandre Yazdi


Alexandre Yazdi, CEO of

Alexandre Yazdi co-founded Voodoo in 2013 with Laurent Ritter, and has grown the business to become one of the pioneers of the hyper-casual genre within mobile gaming and since diversified in other segments (casual, hybrid casual, consumer apps).

In 2018, the company raised $200m in investment from Goldman Sachs – one of the largest ever fundraises in the French technology sector. In 2020, Tencent acquired a minority stake in Voodoo, valuing the business at over $1bn. Voodoo’s games have been downloaded over 6bn times.

Voodoo has grown from a small studio in Paris to a team of over 700 people.

Helix Jump

Helix Jump is a puzzle game where players have to guide a ball to the bottom of a spiral maze.

A big hit for, the game has been downloaded a staggering 800m times.

The game features a simple, intuitive mechanic that appeals to a broad variety of gamers.